Dear Customer, The Village of Lyons placed a scheduled rate increase in effect on October 1, 2019 for water, sewer, and garbage Rates. This is the first rate increase for water and sewer services since 2014 and the first increase since 2010 for garbage services. The adjustments are required due to the increased costs since the rates were previously set.
The Village of Lyons is seeking applicants with a strong desire to serve their community, for the appointed position of “Paid on Call” Firefighter / EMT – B (This is not a full time position) Applicants shall: Live within five (5) miles of the village at the time of appointment. Shall have at time of appointment or be required to
The Village of Lyons recently completed the installation of new LED lighting to all of the Village owned and operated street light fixtures. Mayor Getty said that the new LED lights provide a brighter White Light, as compared to the dimmer yellow lights of the old light fixture systems, and will also result in a significant reduction in electricity costs
Village President Christopher Getty announced that the village will resume the village program to replace and upgrade neighborhood alleyways. Last year, 8 alleys were upgraded from loose limestone gravel to a concrete-based system that utilizes a new technology that reduces water pooling and safety. “We will be able to continue, at a minimum, replacing two blocks of alleyway every year
The Village of Lyons Board of Trustees voted in 2015 to replace all of the water meters for the village’s 3,336 water service customers including residential homes and businesses. Mayor Christopher Getty called the move a “vital upgrade” that will modernize the village water metering system, ensure accuracy in water usage readings and reduce maintenance costs through improved efficiency. Getty
The village of Lyons is teaming up with Justice and Willow Springs for its 911 services. The villages are following a trend of other smaller communities in Illinois, many of which are doing the same thing in order to provide 911 services and not lose any funding in the process. The Lyons Village Board recently approved an ordinance that establishes
The Village of Lyons Board of Trustees have set July 10, 2017 as the date for the tear-down of the former village Fire House at 4043 S.Joliet Ave. The abandoned Fire House will be replaced with a parking area serving the Lyons Fire Department and Emergency response personnel. Mayor Christopher Getty said the tear-down date was selected for after the